Elector making false complaint over EVM malfunction must know consequence: SC

The plea said holding an elector accountable for deviant behaviour of EVMs and VVPATs could deter them from coming forth and making any complaint which is essential for improving the process.

published on : 28th November 2022

Scaling mountains: Poll officials to trek to remote villages of Himachal

As many as 65 polling stations are located in remote parts at an altitude of more than 10,000 feet. Another 20 booths are located at a height of more than 12,000 feet.

published on : 28th October 2022

Why no use of EVMs in civic polls: Delhi HC

Justice Rekha Palli asked the counsel for the SEC to take instructions on the issue and listed the matter for further hearing on March 22.

published on : 12th March 2022

VVPAT-EVM tallying will be the last step, not the first, says EC

Justifying the decision, EC officials said there has been no case of mismatch in the past. Also, VVPAT verification before EVM counting could delay the final results further.

published on : 23rd May 2019

EVMs can be manipulated, VVPAT slips should be used as ballot paper: Chandrababu Naidu

Speaking at a seminar here, Naidu said voters should be allowed to collect VVPAT slips after voting and put it in a ballot box so it can be used to tally votes.

published on : 18th May 2019

Kannauj: SP alleges VVPAT shows 'lotus' when 'cycle' button pressed, wants DGP removed

The Samajwadi Party also alleged that warning notes were issued to a large number of SP supporters by police restricting them in their homes.

published on : 30th April 2019

Abandoned VVPAT cases not Election Commission’s, clarifies Chief Electoral Officer

Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar has clarified that VVPAT carrying boxes found in Managuli village of Basavana Bagewadi taluk in Vijayapura on Sunday neither belonged to the district nor to the st

published on : 22nd May 2018

Repoll at Hebbal constituency booth #2 today

The EVMs and VVPAT have been drawn from the reserve-list prepared for election on Saturday, and two teams of polling personnel and three polling officers each are appointed for the re-election.

published on : 14th May 2018

Karnataka polls 2018: Faulty VVPAT machine stalls voting in Hubli

A faulty Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at booth number 108 has stalled voting in Hubli.

published on : 12th May 2018

Random vote count on EVMs and paper trail slips match 100 per cent in Gujarat: EC official

The EC had said it would conduct random vote counts on EVMs and VVPAT slips in one polling station in each of the 182 Assembly constituencies.

published on : 18th December 2017

Gujarat polls: Citing technical reasons, EC orders repolling on December 17 in six booths of second phase

The re-polling was ordered on Friday late night, citing technical reasons, and the EC annulled the polling data that was present in the EVMs.

published on : 16th December 2017

Gujarat polls: Supreme Court rejects Congress' plea for 20 per cent vote count via VVPAT

The court asked Congress to instead move a substantive petition directly to the apex court seeking electoral reforms with regards to Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail.

published on : 15th December 2017

Gujarat polls: EC releases data of EVMs, VVPATs used in first phase

A total of 26865 Ballot Units (BUs) and 24689 Control Units (CUs) were used, while 24689 VVPATs were used in the first phase.

published on : 9th December 2017

Defective VVPATs: Patidar agitation leader Hardik Patel points finger at Gujarat BJP

A total of 70,182 VVPAT machines, which are attached with EVM machines, will be used in the state Assembly polls to be held in two phases on December 9 and 14.

published on : 3rd November 2017

EVMs tamper-proof, allegations on malfunctioning wrong, says Election Commission

The ECI also convened an all-paAsserting that EVM tampering is a wrong allegation, a technical officer of Electronics Corporation of India, demonstrated as how the EVM and VVPAT work.

published on : 20th May 2017

EC issues order for paper trail machines for EVMs

Since September, 2013, the Election Commission has given many reminders to the government seeking funds for VVPAT machines.

published on : 23rd April 2017